What milestones have Bangladesh crossed in 50 years

Bangladesh marks 50 years of its independence. The independence was earned through a hard-fought bloody war against Pakistan in 1971. The golden jubilee of independence is the biggest milestone for…

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How Mujib’s 7th March speech became the roadmap of Bangladesh’s independence

Many students of political history who focus on South Asia may rightly wonder why a speech of a political leader in erstwhile East Pakistan gained documentary heritage recognition from UNESCO, a United Nations agency. Only after listening to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s invigorating speech of 7th March, 1971, the South Asian political history enthusiasts would realize the significance and archival value of the historic speech. (more…)

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Story of Bangladesh’s graduation out of UN’s LDC group

According to United Nations, the least developed countries (LDCs) are low-income countries confronting severe structural impediments to sustainable development. They are highly vulnerable to economic and environmental shocks and have…

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How Mujib influenced the Language Movement

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, fondly known as Mujib, was the founding father of Bangladesh. He began to distinguish himself as a politician from the early 1950s. He was an ardent proponent of the culture and identity of the Bengalis of erstwhile Pakistan. Through his active involvement in the Bengali Language Movement, Mujib provided leadership in bringing the Bengali identity into prominence. (more…)

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Bangladesh Global Partnership and Peacebuilding 2020

Bangladesh has set a phenomenal example of upholding peace and cooperation with the international community. Bangladesh has rigorously promoted multilateralism, regional cooperation and economic relations in the international stage. It…

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8th Episode of graphic novel ‘Mujib’ unveiled

CRI unveiled the 8th episode of graphic novel series ‘Mujib’ on February 7, 2021. Popular fiction writer and educationist Professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal; artist and director Wahid Ibn Reza; cartoonist Syed Rashad Imam Tanmoy and singer Karishma Sanu Sovvota joined the virtual unveiling ceremony. Shibu Kumer Shill, creative editor of the graphic novel, moderated the event. (more…)

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